Locally-Operated State Parks Program
Locally-Operated State Parks Program (LOSPP) competitive grants will fund renovation of aging infrastructure in urgent need of repair within a locally-operated unit of the California State Park system.
This program is funded by Proposition 68 (2018 Bond Act) and is found in Public Resources Code §80073(a).
The applicant must be a:
- Local public agency such as a city, county, or local district
- Currently operating a unit of the State Park system.
Renovation of existing recreation features and major support amenities in need of repair.
- The project must repair existing infrastructure only.
- New structures/facilities are ineligible.
Total Amount Available for Competitive Grants
Use this guide to plan the Locally Operated State Park Program application. A recording of the Application Workshop webinar is below. The Competitive Review Team is committed to give technical assistance. Staff Contact information is below.
Application Workshop Webinar Recording
Application Due Date: August 31, 2021
Submit applications via email to OGALS@parks.ca.gov by or before 5:00 pm on August 31, 2021.
The Administration Guide will be used for grant projects that are selected for funding when grant awards are announced. It includes a sample grant agreement, the payment process, and accounting/record keeping requirements.
Technical Assistance Documents
- Community FactFinder
- Prop. 68 Corps Consultation Process Form
- Fillable Application Forms (including Outline for Project Selection Criteria Responses)
Technical Assistance Contacts
For technical assistance, applicants are encouraged to send questions to the “Competitive Grant Application/Pre-Award” Project Officer based on the county where the project is located: List of Competitive Application Project Officers by County
These Project Officers may also help direct applicants to contacts in the State Park system to assist with questions concerning projects on State Park property.
August 31, 2021: Application due date
Winter 2021/2022: Grant Announcements